Sports Drinks & Recovery Beverages… when do you need them?

Sports Drinks & Recovery Beverages… when do you need them?

Brian B. Parr, Ph.D. Maybe you saw an ad for a sports drink telling you that you really can’t exercise without “it.” Or maybe it was the sign in the locker room at the gym reminding you “your workout isn’t complete” without a special recovery beverage from the juice bar that got you curious. Now you are asking yourself “what is in these drinks and do I need one to meet Read more »
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November 14, 2013
You Gotta Get Dem Blues

You Gotta Get Dem Blues

By Joey Lee Every great city in this nation has a great marathon – Boston, New York, New Orleans, Houston and yes, Jackson. Each January since 2008, thousands of runners have descended on the capital city to challenge themselves in the Mississippi Blues Marathon, presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Mississippi. “It’s kind of hard to remember how this all got started,” said John Noblin, Blues Marathon Race Director. “I got Read more »
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November 14, 2013
Exercising your way through breast cancer and beyond…

Exercising your way through breast cancer and beyond…

For someone who has been diagnosed with breast cancer, just the thought of having to undergo surgery, chemotherapy or radiation treatments, can make even the most stalwart person feel overwhelmed, anxious, and less likely to maintain a regular exercise program. Once the surgery is over and treatment begins, fatigue, range of motion issues, and other side effects can zap energy and make exercise seem far too much of a chore, Read more »
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September 18, 2013
Directing a First Year Race (A Study in Crazy)

Directing a First Year Race (A Study in Crazy)

By Joey Lee Whether you’re a runner, walker or someone supporting a charity, most of you have probably participated in some sort of organized run/walk event. Chances are that event went off very smoothly and was a great experience…but do you know what went into planning and hosting it? I can assure you, they don’t just happen. It takes painstakingly careful planning and organization to pull one off. What you see on Read more »
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September 18, 2013
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